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. >> pulitzer prize-winning author william kennedy explores the political and cultural structure of albany in all albany -- all albany. booktv spoke to ms. kinney during our recent visit to albany with help of our partner, time warner cable. >> album he had a bad rap for a very long time. because of the politics for one thing, but also even way back in the building of the capital, 1870s. stanford white, the great architect, was working on the capital, h. h. richardson, a lot of other major architects. this would prove to be the most extensive building on the american continent, $25 million when it was declared finished in 97 by teddy roosevelt. and stanford white came here somewhere around 1872 and he said of all the terrible things i've got to spend another night in albany. he said of all the one horse towns, this is the absolute worst, and it was -- the devil. i have to spend another night in albany. but, you know, that changed when the capital, suddenly albany became a tourist attraction. "o albany!" which is kind of an impressionistic history, was an ambitious project, 26 articles, cov
[applause] >> i am pleased to announce the city of albany have the honor of hosting the time warner cable c-span local content vehicle cities for. this program travels the country to capital cities, teaching the history of literary life of these communities. albany was chosen because we are a city of rich history and an interesting local literary community. .. >> find the best writers that we can and bring them to albany. it's like bringing the world to a particular place, and i don't think -- i can't think of any other organization, even some of the better known ones in major cities that that have such a rer flow of creative talent coming through and at no cost to the public. with our open door policy. so we bring the literary world to albany. so all these people whose names, faces and dates, events you see are people who have come from far and wide to read to the, to the general public here. and we've had somewhere, my most recent count now has gotten us up to at least 10 or maybe 11 nobel laureates across the years ranging from toni morrison who actually used to teach at albany t
warner cable partner, booktv welcomes you to albany. and the next hour our local content vehicle producers traveled the area as we explore the livery seen in new york's capital city and surrounding towns. .. >> and programs with young writers and a summer institute that we in saratoga. >> my life in the last few years was, i suppose you'd call it adventurous. but this thing ruined everything. [laughter] >> we go far and wide, find the best writers that we can ask and bring them to albany. it's like bringing the world the a particular place. and i don't think -- i can't think of any other organization, even some of the better known ones in major cities that have such a regular flow of creative talent coming through and at no cost to the public. with our open door policy. we bring the literary world to albany. so all these people whose names, faces and dates, events you see are people who have come from far and wide to read to the general public here. and we've had somewhere, my most recent count now has gotten us up to at least 10 or probably 11 nobel laureates across the years ra
-span 2. >> pulitzer prize-winning, william kennedy describes albany and "o albany!: improbable city of political wizards, fearless ethnics, spectacular aristrocrats, splendid nobodies, and underrated scoundrels." book tv spoke with mr. kennedy during a recent visit to albany with the help of our partner, time warner cable. >> albany honey bad rap for a very long time because of the politics are one thing, but even way back, way back in the building of the capital in 1870. stanford right, the great architect is working on the capital, hh richardson, a lot of other major architects. this would prove to be the most extensive building on the american continent. $25 million declared finished and 97 by teddy roosevelt. stanford white came here somewhere around 1872 when he said of other terrible things have got to spend another night in albany. he said about the one horse towns, this is the absolute worst and it was ennui and the devil. i have to spend another night in albany. that changed when the capital will. suddenly albany became a tourist attraction. kind of an impressionistic city
structure of albany in "o albany!" city of political wizards, fearless ethnics, spectacular aristocrats, splendid nobody's and underrated scoundrels. booktv spoke with mr. kennedy during our recent visit to albany with the help of our partner time warner cable. >> albany had a bad rap for a very long time because of the politics for one thing but also way back to the building of the capital in the 1870s, stanford right, the great architect, was working on the capital, h. h. richardson, another major architect, this would prove to be the most expensive building on the american continent, $25 million when it was declared finished in 1997 by teddy roosevelt. stanford white came here around 1872 and said of all the terrible things i have to spend another night in albany. of all the one horse towns this is the absolute worst. and it was on we and the devil. i have to spend another night in albany. that changed when the capital went up. suddenly albany became a tourist attraction. "o albany!" which is an impressionistic history of the city, was an ambitious project, 26 articles, covered the w
to spend another night to it in albany. of all of the one horse towns, this is the worst. but that changed when the capital went up then it became a tourist attraction. and has a an impressionistic idea of the city, articles that cover the ethnic history and every geographic neighborhood and more. it sold all over the country with the unusual development. is a phenomenon i don't understand. i discovered what a fantastic town this is. i had left albany and never wanted to come back. except in four family. circumstances brought back. i started to see what it epic history the city has. the second oldest chartered city in the country. 17th century. it has a history as long before the revolution as it has since as a central meeting place for those revolutionaries. washington was in town, lafayette, and benjamin franklin. and so on this and the yearly 19th century albany became terminus with the erie canal. we were the end of the river they could not go any further than the rocky bottom shallows. it is where he dropped anchor and turned out to be albany. it is all of the great eastern cities all
tv on c-span2. >> on a recent visit to albany, new york with the help of our partner, time warner cable, booktv explored the literary and cultural atmosphere of the city. albany, one of the most popular cities in the u.s. in 1810 is home to several institutions of higher learning,ing inning the university of albany, state university of new york, the albany law school, the fourth oldest law school in the u.s., and the albany college of pharmacy and health sciences. >> we're in the university of albany library department of special collections and archives, the main repository on campus for collecting arian civile records, historical records, and primary sources, and are used by students, teachers, professors, scholars, and others to do historical research. the national death penalty archive started here at the university of albany in 2001. it was a partnership between the archivists here and department of special collections and archives, and faculty members in the school of criminal justice. there is no national death penalty archive for documenting the fascinating history of capital pu
.com/booktv. here's a look at books being published this week. >>> now from albany, new york we hear about the state-mandated. it promotes cultural initiative through author presentations, film screenings, workshops and more. >> see each of them just vividly as i could see the posters. i'm donald faulkner. i'm director of the new york state writers institute. what we do, what i do is kind of intellectual. we bring a lot of writers through to albany to do readings. we do a number of other types of programs. events writing workshops and film series and programs with young writers and summer institute we run in czar tow saratoga. adventure but this thing ruined everything. >> go far and wide. find the west writers we can. it's like bringing the world to the particular place, and i don't think -- i can't think of any other organizations even some of the better known ones in major cities that have such a regular flow of creative talent coming through and at no cost to the public with our open-door policy. so we bring the little rare -- literary world to albany. all these people's names and places and dat
court documents. paint a dark picture of the former albany middle school teacher accused of child molestation with at least one of his former students. in september, a seach warrant was served at 28- year-old james izumizaki's home in albany. among the items seized. a web camera. camcorder cellphone. bank statements. laptop. desktop. c-d's and d-v-d's and more. kron four's philippe djegal explains what led to izumizaki's arrest -- and his eventual suicide. >> in a statement of in late september, the victim's father was made of weathe aware of the relationship by a parent of a close friend of the victim. they seized izumizaki is cellphone records and they found out that there was plenty of videos, texts, videos and all times of the day. some of these were even midnight, 3:00 a.m.. the victim was also a " friend " on his facebook page. after the. confronted the child, this continued after she was 18 years old, is led to them kissing each other, on the school grounds. the victim described this as an open mouth and easing their tongues and he was touching her over her clothing. attemp
tv.org. >> now, from albany, new york, we hear about the state-mandated new york state writer's institute. the program promotes cultural initiatives through author presentations, workshops, film screen things and more -- screenings and more. >> i can see each event just as vividly as i can see the posters before me. i'm donald faulkner, i'm director of the new york state writer's institute, and what we do, what i do is kind of herd intellectual cats. we bring a lot of writers through to albany to do readings, we also do a number of other types of programs, events, writing workshops and film series and programs with young writers and a summer institute that we run in saratoga. >> the life of the -- my life in the last few years was, i suppose you'd call it adventurous. but this thing ruined everything. [laughter] >> we go far and wide, find the best writers that we can and bring them to albany. it's like bringing the world to a particular place. and i don't think -- i can't think of any other organization, even some of the better known ones in major cities that have such a regular flow of
a literary landscape of albany changed overnight as visited across the country with the best expansion in the area of the chains. it took about 11 other bookstores out of business. but the book house was left standing and it was really a tough, competitive battle for our market share in this town. but we survived. part of the reason we survived was that the community came to our rescue. they said, we don't want you to go away. we want you to survive and we want to spend their money here at this store. and, that is why we are here, because the community of albany has said they want us here and they are willing to come in and pay a little bit more that they might pay somewhere else in order to keep us afloat, really first and foremost. i have 22 booksellers and of those 22, some of them have been with me for anywhere from 10 to 20 years at least. we operate like a family. occasionally a dysfunctional family, but we have a really good relationship with each other and we do all understand our mission here in this store. the store is more than these four walls and the fact that we sell book
, the country will be just fine. thank you very, very much. [applause] >> from albany new york we hear about the state mandated new york state reuters institute. the program promotes cultural initiatives to the author presentations, workshops, film screenings and more. >> just as vividly before me. i'm the director of the new york state writers institute. and what we do, but i do in this intellectual cut we bring a lot of writers through to albany and to do other types of writing workshops and films and programs with young writers in the institute. >> my life the last few years was i suppose you'd call that adventuress this room and everything. >> they find the best writers that we can and bring them to albany to the particular place, and i can't think of any of their organization, even some of the better known ones in the major cities that have such a regular creative talent coming true low-cost to the public with our open door policy. so we bring the world to albany. so all of these people that were in this basis our people that have come from far and wide to read it to the general public.
are shedding light on what led to the september arrest of a former albany middle school teacher. for allegations of child molestation. kron four's philippe djegal details the evidence against the man -- who eventually took his own life. >> these unsealed court documents paint a very dark picture of the former 28- year-old albany middle school teacher accused of engaging in lewd and lascivious acts with at least one of his former students. in his statement of probable cause to arrest james izumizaki, detective john costenbader says izumizaki was a teacher in the same school as the victim. so izumizaki was aware the the victim was 18 years of age. the documents say in late september, the victim's father was made aware of his daughter's relationship with izumizaki by a parent of a close friend of the victim. the father obtained izumizaki's cell phone records and discovered thousands of text messages between his daughter and izumizaki from may to september. texts, photos and videos were shared between the two at all times of the day. detective costenbader says some as late as mdinig
and equality. for in 1951, my uncle was writing a column at albany state teachers college about -- and i'm going to read you -- the one that he wrote entitled ordinary and extraordinary. sometimes i think harvey almost makes these things happen that we all talked about the same thing. so, he said in the article, "i have yet to meet anyone who was ordinary, on this campus or at any time in my 21 years -- he was 21. now, i've met people who believed they are ordinary. i've met people who believed most of us -- most of those around them are ordinary. people who have been told they do not have something special inside of them, people who have forgotten the hope that begins in their own heart. i have played on many ball teams. i have never heard the propaganda of average and ordinary feel either individual or collective success. i have never seen a successful culture hold up the legends of their sport as ordinary because ordinary is not our potential. when we find the courage to see that we and all around us are extraordinary, we find the courage to sing the song that rides inside of all of u
town now. i mean, it's no longer just albany. albany is about five or six towns all put together. it's troy, its colony, and saratoga. saratoga is only half an hour away. and, these are great places to live and to see and there is a lot to see in this town. the town is coming back. it's also it great, a beautiful town. it's a really beautiful town and a lot of people know it now. it doesn't have that reputation anymore that we thought it had. >> for more information on this and other cities on the local content vehicles tour go to c-span.org/localcontent. >> now on booktv robert sullivan presents a history of the american revolution with a focus on the middle colony, new york, new jersey and portions of pennsylvania. it also recalls the importance of the region during the war and visit several sites to document their historical significance and view the landscape today. from washington's crossing of the delaware to the battle of her clan. it's about an hour, 15. [applause] >> the subtitle of this book is an old irishman not being funny, so it's a great honor to introduce the author a
involve international politics. steve sadler and his wife janice have owned a cleaner's in albany for 32 years. >> most all the hangers we buy today are made in vietnam or china. >> reporter: the u.s. commerce department says vietnam and china have flooded the markets forcing nearly all u.s. manufacturers out of business. so the feds slapped a 187% tariff on the imported hangers more than doubling the cost to dry cleaners. >> and that certainly did drive the price of hangers up. we were paying probably 4 to 5 cents a hanger and now we're paying anywheres from 8 to 9 upwards of 10 cents a hanger. >> reporter: the co-owner janice says customers notice the price increase. >> customers don't like it but as costs go up for supplies, you have to do it. >> reporter: steve and janice say hangers are hardly worth harping about. the real cost increases are from utilities, chemicals and wages but when you run through nearly 10,000 hangers a month every cent counts and the recycling is encourage. if you have hangers hanging around the house, hand them back in. that's fewer foreign hangers that have
documents paint a dark picture of a former albany middle school teacher. he is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. the u.s. supreme court prepares to rule on proposition 8. california's ban on same-sex marriage. we will have more news on this historic case. >> and after the rain and wind. the bay area is in joint sunny skies and warmer temperatures this weekend. >> we are waking up to a pretty dense fog. there is a fog advisory that has been issued. for the afternoon will be mostly sunny and slightly warmer that yesterday. into the evening we do have clear skies and it may get pretty breezy and the high elevations. visibility is down less than a quarter mile. the second look at the visibility charge. fairfield in concord are at about a mile. if you're going to be driving should allow yourself extra drive times and turn your headlights on. the >> temperatures are chilly for the start of this morning. 34 degrees in vallejo and we're expecting a pretty mild afternoon. 63 degrees in santa rosa and low 60's for down in the peninsula. your full extended forecast will be comi
an albany man after he crashed a car into a berkeley liquor store yesterday. he is in custody on suspicion of felony hit and run. this all happened on san pablo avenue. he's cavalier slammed into the store, damaging the front area, and injuring one person inside. police say drugs and alcohol do not appear to have played a role in the accident. >>> the former commander of the central contra costa county narcotics team is facing up to 17 years in prison. norman welsh pleaded guilty today to stealing drugs from evidence lockers and trying to sell them on the streets. he will be sentenced in february. welsh and private investigator christopher butler were indicted for stealing drugs, operating a brothel, and conducting phony sting operations to catch prostitutes. >>> these two people were arrested for luring a repair man to their home where the 2-beat and held the repair man against his will for several hours. he managed to escape when the two suspects stopped for gas and snacks. both are being charged with kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats and conspiracy. >>> the raid
victima.. stop open cesar ---el ex profesor de secundaria y entrenador de la escuela albany james izumizaki intercambio miles de mensajes de texto... fotografias y videos amorosos con una estudiante menor de edad... take vo ---esto de acuerdo a varios documentos judiciales presentados hoy a "bay area news group"... ---izumizaki un popular maestro de 28 aÑos se suicidio en septiembre luego de enfrentar acusaciones de mantener relaciones inapropiadas con una menor de edad... ---las investigacione s sobre su actuacion continuan. cesar ---un hombre de san francisco enfrenta acusaciones de secuestro y realizar amenazas terroristas... take vo ---brent kipp de 25 aÑos fue detenido el lunes pasado luego que la policia de pleasenton recibiera un llamado de un empleado de un walmart denunciadno que el sospechoso tenia a una mujer retenida... ---al parecer la victima es su ex novia quien fue llevada contra su voluntad desde south san francisco hasta pleasento y a quien el sospechoso al parecer amenazo con matarla... ---la policia asegura que kipp tenia en su poder diversos tipos de drogas.
a former albany middle schoolteacher who killed himself after being accused of sex crimes. according to unsealed documents james edges changed flirtatious teakses and videos with a student. he kissed and fondled a student on several occasions on many occasions. they arrested him after they searched his home. he committed suicide a tuesdays later. the investigation is still ongoing. >>> a surgeon has taken a leave of absence in the midst of malpractice accusations. according to the newspaper, he is accused of performing experiments on dying brain cancer patients. they banned that doctor and another doctor from doing anything on human subjects. four malpractice cases were filed against him. >>> sheriff joe arpaio is supposed to speak to middle school students. 80 students at james lake middle school wrote him letters in spanish about toughiation laws. some called him a racist. they blamed scheduling for not having the students meet with arpaio. >> i am a little disappointed. i think they said they never made any arrangements. my people did make arrangements from 2:30, i think to 3:30.
there is a new salmon run in town, it is a big step in the right direction. in albany, don ford, cbs 5. ,, ♪if you ever change your mind about leaving, leaving me behind, baby bring it to me. bring your lovin, bring on home to me. yeah. bring your sweet lovin. ♪ ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, an unusual insert in san joe utitlity bills is giving new fodder to police union complaints. what the city >>> i'm dana king. hear is what we're working on for the 6:00 news. san jose utility bills is giving new father to complaints. what the city is asking of all its residents and why officers are questioning the timing of this. >> i was here last december. i got shot in the left side of my head. >> they sacrifice a lot defending our freedom, and now they are getting a little of their own. the program putting veterans behind the wheel of their own cars. those stories and more at 6:00. >> that's very cool. all right. we'll see you in 30. >> thank you. >>> quick look at what we have coming. that to-do list can get really long this time of year, so here is some good weather to do whatever you have to do outside. maybe ju
show an albany middle schoolteacher exchanged thousands of text messages with a student prior to his arrest and suicide. the teacher kissed and fondled the student. the 28-year-old teacher was found dead five days after his arrest. authorities say the investigation is still ongoing and this were multiple victims. >>> potential home buyers lined up by the hundreds in oakland to take advantage of more than $5 million in down payment assistance. wells fargo is giving out $20,000 grants to home buyers in 9 cities, most effected by the mortgage crisis. part of a settlement between wells fargo and the justice department over fair lending claims. >> a new -- i knew i could not afford that much as far as a down payment. i am excited t. helps me out a little bit more. >> the eligible cities are antioch, bay point, concord, fremont, hayward and oakland. the event continues tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. >>> a bay area k-mart store says christmas is coming early for lay away shoppers. good samaritans have been coming in and paying other people's lay away bills. store employees say as
wall. >> explore the history and culture of new york's city albany this weekend on c-span2 on a book tv and american history to be on c-span3. next, a discussion about modern- day slavery and human trafficking. then president obama lighting the national christmas tree, all by the capitol christmas tree lighting ceremony with speaker john boehner. on newsmaker, the vermont governor, the new chairman at the democratic governors' association, talks about the state issues including employment and the affordable care act as well as the fiscal cliff and plant the 2013 and 2014 elections. newsmakers is live sunday at 10:00 a.m.. then we will again at 6 eastern on c-span. -- we wil show uiit again at 6 eastern on c-span3 >> we have not coordinated care. all these sources we have end up having so many cracks that they are as harmful as the diseases we are treating. you have to step back and ask, are we hurting people overall on the global level? what are we doing sometimes? now we have the institute of medicine report saying 30% of everything we do may not be necessary in health care. 30% of all
. thousands of supporters and opponents are expected at a public hearing on fracking today in albany, new york - and there could be friction. conservationists say hydraulic fracturing for gas is harmful to the environment, while supporters claim it creates jobs and more domestic oil. today in upstate new york marks the final opportunity for public comment before the the department of environmental conservation makes a final decision. in a speech today, former president bill clinton will use his star power to talk about the growth of wind power in the midwest. one study shows adding wind energy to the grid saves midwest consumers between $65 and $200 per year. bill clinton has become an increasingly strong proponent of renewable energy, and specifically wind power. the former president is using his global presence to push for private and governmental adoption of clean energies. in her first major move since becoming ceo of yahoo, marissa mayer is calling for a complete overhaul of its email. the new design has a cleaner look and fewer ads. mayer blogs that's what consumers want. competition is
's heading for albany and ashby avenue area. this area the cell will move on over there. the lightning being reported in this cell, but nonetheless very heavy rain. san rafael had a rain shower down to larkspur. also from boulder creek extending over to saratoga, to the south of city of san jose between san jose and morgan hill. all of this is that verse go towards the east-northeast. wave after wave of these showers have been intensifying in the last 30 minutes. los gatos, right in line for moderate rain from this particular cell. right here, to the south and east of campbell right here, 82 starting to get very heavy rain, wave after wave an rain but the main event is not going to take event until tomorrow morning, upper 40s to low 50s. here is a look at my forecast. heavy rain sunday morning, good news is it moves in and moves out. we'll look for clearing sunday night and looks like a dry day on christmas eve. here is some of those showers right here moving in. a little bit of a break. check out the moisture plume behind. all of this is what is due in here tomorrow morning. heavy rain, ver
foreign hangers that have to be purchased. in albany, don ford, cbs 5. >>> welcome to the wettest month of the year. that was held by march for much of the year, but we eclipsed that yesterday. here's a peek ou,,,,,,,,,,,,,, midwest shows no signs of backing down. the storm system spawned tornadoes in some states and white- >>> a powerful winter storm that hit much of the midwest shows no sign of packing down. the storm system spawned tornadoes in some states. in all, six people have died following weather-related incidents. governors in texas and mississippi have declared a state of emergency. more than 100,000 flights have been cancelled across the country too. >> i had a bad feeling. i said, i don't see any planes taking off or landing, so we weren't surprised. >> some airlines are issuing flexible policies for travelers holding tickets for today and tomorrow. >>> the rain may be gone for at least a day or today in our area, but saturated hillsides can still pose a danger. you don't have to look far to see the signs all over the bay area of plenty of landsides, like this one along mo
develop today. we have haeavy rain from wester south carolina and georgia area and albany area and will continue to spread and we have heavy rain through illinois and indiana and will bring blizzard conditions to ohio and lake ontario as well. here's a chance of seeing them develop today. eastern north carolina, eastern south carolina and even just severe thunderstorms where we could get wind gusts 50 to 70 miles an hour. here's where our snow is going to be. we are looking for perhaps a foot of snow through ohio and northwestern pennsylvania and northwestern new york state. on top of that, we could see wind gusts up to 45 miles an hour. blizzard conditions will be felt through the great lakes region. >> good thing in terms of what we're feeling so far, we don't have snow on those trees in many spots. >> that's a good point, snow on trees and wind, we could be talking about more damage. that's not the case. >>> holiday sales highs and lows and instagram's legal troubles and where folks are cutting their commute in half. >>> she's the face of weight watchers and now jessica simp
tornadoes develop today. heavy rain from western north carolina and to south carolina and into the albany-georgia area continues to spread eastward but we have heavy snow falling through northern indiana and will bring blizzard like conditions to portions of ohio, especially lakeshore of lake ontario as well. here's the best chance of seeing the tornadoes develop today. eastern north carolina and eastern south carolina and severe thunderstorms where we could get wind gusts up to 70 miles an hour. we are looking for perhaps a foot of snow through ohio and northwestern pennsylvania and western new york state. on top of that, we could see wind gusts up to 45 miles an hour and blizzard conditions are felt through the great lakes region. >> good thing in terms of snow on the trees in many spots. >> that's a good point because snow on many trees and winds, we could be talking about more damage. that's not the case. >> holiday woes everywhere and instagram in legal troubles. >>> plus, she's the face of weight watchers. now jessica simpson is about to put the pounds back on. we'll tell you why. h
-6 in the game. second half, off the hawks. maryland is on the move and it's the transfer from albany. draining one of five threes. maryland hits the century mark. free pizzas for everybody. not really, but that would be a nice promotion. they improve to 7-1 on the season. bmx action. that's pretty good, right? tennessee taking on virginia. >> that's pretty cool. you know what wasn't? my tennessee volunteers just getting worked by the cavaliers. mitchell misses the shot. stays with it. good hustle there. mitchell had 13 points and 12 rebounds. second half, agt-point lead for virginia. joe harris adds three more with a 46-38 victory. apparently, tennessee just can't score more than 38 points. all right, folks, we're not going to dub the red skins-ravens, the battle of the beltways. but, fwr the first time in a while, we could actually have a team wearing burgundy and gold that's favored to beat the raichs on sunday. a former terp could play a very big role in this one. of course, we're talking about raven's receiver torey smith. the most dangerous receiver on baltimore's roster. plenty of his fa
at the literary life of new york's capital city, albany. sunday at 5:00 p.m. on american history tv on c-span 3. >> house speaker john boehner told reporters the white house has wasted another week in negotiations of the fiscal cliff. this is about five minutes. >> good morning. this is not a progress report. there is no progress to report. when it comes to the fiscal cliff that is threatening our economy and threatening jobs, the white house has wasted another week. 8 days ago, secretary geithner came here to offer a plan that had twice the tax hikes that the president campaigned on. it had more stimulus spending than it had in cuts and an infinite increase in the death lemmas like forever. four days ago we offered a serious proposal. since then, there has been no counteroffer from the white house. instead, reports indicate the president has adopted a deliberate strategy to slow walk our economy right to the edge of the fiscal cliff. instead of reforming the tax code and cutting spending, the president wants to raise tax rates. even if the president thought the tax rate hikes he wanted, we wou
culture of new york for a capital city albany on c-span2 and c-span3. next, president obama likes the national christmas tree. after that, the capital -- capitol christmas tree lighting with john boehner. tomorrow, on washington journal, guests discussed the latest on the so-called fiscal cliff negotiations and the week ahead. a politico reporter looks at the lobbyist involvement in those negotiations. and an update on the situation in syria. live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c- span. >> the supreme court will look at what was passed in 2008 by a majority of 63, i believe and they are going to say that is president. and indiana -- >> we are talking about facts. when they decided the indiana case, it was constitutional for them to establish it. they did not say all the states -- >> correct. they talked about indiana. let me finish peeping >> you are misrepresenting. >> no, i am not. >> i hear these accusations that black people, a voter i.d. lost disproportionately affect minorities. it implies to me that we have something missing in our brains. to me, if white americans can get it to v
a heavy swath of snow from albany to portions of around new hampshire. and outside of the i-95 corridor cities. philadelphia, d.c., new york city, boston. it's all right for you but we will still see backups at the airports. and backups up to 2, 3 hours. we aren't out of the woods until late thursday. here's the snow swath. this impacts the interior pennsylvania, new york state, icy mixture from harrisburg into some of the suburbs around new york city and boston. the worst of the weather off to the west. cold conditions continue into our thursday. windchills running into the teens and also the 20s. you will definitely want to bundle up. here's the total snowfall accumulations. this is what matters the most from buffalo to albany, points north and east. well over a foot of snow. points off to the south, lighter accumulations. this is a nasty storm system. not only the storm, but like you said, we have seen many reports of tornadoes as well. >> a lot of people concerned about that. thanks for the update. they have travel plans and want to know if they are going to make it. coming up, your
involve international politics. steve sadler and his wife have owned a cleaners in albany for 32 years. >> most all of the hangers we buy today are made in vietnam or china. >> reporter: the u.s. commerce department says vietnam and china have flooded the market forcing nearly all u.s. manufacturers out of business. so the feds slapped a 187% tariff on the imported hangers. more than doubling the cost to dry cleaners. >> that certainly drove the price of hangers up. we were paying probably 4 to 5 cents a hanger and now we're paying up to 9 to 10 cents each. >> reporter: the co-owner says customers noticed the price increase. >> customers never like it but as costs go up, supplies, you have to do it. >> reporter: steve and janice say hangers are hardly worth harping about. the real cost increases are from utilities, chemicals and wages. when you run through nearly 10,000 hangers a month, every cent counts and recycling is encouraged. she says if you have hangers hanging around the house hand them back in. that's fewer foreign hangers that have to be purchased. in albany, don ford, cbs 5
. >> and horrifying attack inside a police station. >> we are following breaking news coming from albany, new york. a jet bound for dallas from albany turned around after smoke was reported in one of the restrooms. an airport spokesman said united flight 3739 landed safely just after 3:30 this afternoon. there were no injuries. a frightening sequence of events today in a police station in southern new jersey. the man being processed for a domestic violence charge should taken inside injuring three police officers. >> the latest on the unfolding investigation. >> police in new jersey said paramedics race to police headquarters around 5:30 this morning, responding to reports of gunfire. authorities say it started when a man was brought into the station on domestic violence charges for "an officer was viciously attacked in our police headquarters and was disarmed. the suspect attacked the officers and unleashed a barrage of gunfire at the officers. the officers responded with quick and decisive action and engaged in armed assailants, fired repeatedly. >> this woman who lives across the street from th
pleased to announce this month at the city of albany has the honor of hosting the time warner cable c-span local content vehicles cities to it. this program travels the country to capital cities that featured the history and literary life of these communities. albany was chosen because we are a city rich in history and in is resting local their community.
, and c-span local content vehicles look behind the scene of history and literary of life of albany, new york. next weekend on c-span2. and american history tv on c-span 3. >> next edwidge danticat "so spoke the earth: the haiti i knew, the haiti i know, the haiti i want to know" talked to booktv about the earthquake in haiti. st >> now joins us here on the booktv set is edwidge danticat. who isjoinin ang author and heo recentk book is "so spoke the earth: the haiti i knew, the haiti i know, the haiti i want to know" in january 2010, where were you?januy >> on january 2010, i was here in miami. i was in a supermarket with my daughters when someone called me and said there had been an here earthquake i in haiti, of cours, so muchn so many lives werehait. changed them. i lost two family members in the earthquake, and many friends,li and the country lost something like 100,000 people.frie >> when did you get down haiti after the earthquake. when was your first visit down.o >> i i had a very little baby at the time. get back until a few weeks later to see some family and to see some friends
up to new england. for this time of year to be at 50 or near 50 in boston and albany to start your morning is almost unheard of. that's how warm all the surgery of air. it's 54 in pittsburgh. you can leave the gloves and the hat at home. it could get into the 60s as far north as new york city today. you have a shot at 70 degrees today in washington, d.c. new england, with the clouds, you'll keep it a little bit cooler. temperatures will be in the low 50s. and across the middle of the country, i mean, we have a chance today, chicago, the warmest temperature you've ever been in december is 71 degrees. if we get the front a little slower and we get the clouds coming in a little later, you have a shot of getting near 70 degrees today, one of your warmest december days ever recorded going back over 100 years. so it just shows you how ridiculously warm it is. there's a lot of fog. drive carefully, especially the great lakes and down along the southeast coast. >> i almost don't want you to talk about it out loud because i feel like you're going to jinx it. i want the warm weather to stay.
? >> there are a growing small but growing number of other district attorneys around the country in albany county, new york, in philadelphia, in atlanta, dallas, who are really beginning to break ranks with the broader d.a.'s associations and call for various types of reforms for the drug laws and drug enforcement. i think that the -- one of the contexts that's so important here and people so often lose sight of is that this bill, 1506, is a small effort in the state of california and in the country of the united states to try to roll back the horrendous rates of incarceration that have happened in this country over the last 30 years. i mean, that's the context, right? the united states, i think most of you know these numbers now, but we're less than 5% of the world's population but almost 25% of the world's incarcerated population. we rank first in the world in the per capita incarceration of our fellow citizens. the russians are fading fast in second or third place together with the belarus people. the rates of the incarceration are five, six, seven, eight times than most in other societies, europe and e
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